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Gobi on a seapen
By Beate Seiler
posted (6 days ago)
26 votes

Dreamscape
By Tracey Jennings
posted (5 days ago)
19 votes

I dropped my ball
By Steven Miller
posted (6 days ago)
18 votes

Square Spot Anthias
By Marco Fierli
posted (4 days ago)
15 votes

Wish upon a star ..
By Tracey Jennings
posted (3 days ago)
14 votes

Manatee, Crystal River, FL
Canon 7D, Tokina 10-17mm, Nauticam, f.45 1/80 iso200 no strobes.
This manatee loved its reflection in my dome
By James Emery
posted (6 days ago)
13 votes

Cenote Nicte Ha. Mexico.
By Petteri Viljakainen
posted (5 days ago)
13 votes

Very rare Juvenile Diamond Filefish. Taken at super macro using Oly 60mm with Nauticam SMC. This little lovely is approx 4mm in length of body as I couldn't see its fins with naked eye or my inserts.
By Jan Morton
posted (4 days ago)
13 votes

Bow wow wow yippy yo yippy yay ... Big Eye Travelly - Caranx sexfasciatus. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso400-f5.6-1/160-Inon D2000x2-SilverEfex
By Stefan Follows
posted (4 days ago)
13 votes

a good day to be on the water
By Arun Madisetti
posted (3 days ago)
13 votes
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This category shows entries from last year that our 'trusted' members have put forward to the first round of judging for the annual awards
"Ecstasy"
Canon 7D with Ikelite housing, Canon lens 10-22mm, a flash Ikelite.The image was taken in the most beautiful place for mi in Bulgaria- location Korabite, Sinemorec. Was autumn and the water was pretty cold.
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65 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 17, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Black Sea Bulgaria
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Colorful hatchling
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Amazing shot, I think the palm trees on the top 3rd of the shot made this truly extraordinary.
53 Votes
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Result of a Poolshooting
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30 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 1, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Germany
view portfolio more shots by Christian Schlamann
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Reverse side of tne river №2.
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37 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Russia
view portfolio more shots by Sergey Lisitsyn
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Ribbed Medusa
Puget Sound, WA, U.S.A.
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Great shot, a classic book cover
42 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 26, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific United States
view portfolio more shots by Tom Radio
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Pelagic octopus, free swimming at night off Kona, Hawaii
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Beautiful subject and very well taken
44 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 17, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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presenting you the second picture of the newest campaign ... by Rafal Makiela
presenting you the second picture of the newest campaign made with Papert Pictures for Marmorin.
Head of Production: Agata Kruczek
Photographer: Rafał Makieła
Model: Krysia Księżyk
Production manager: Agata Śliwińska
Make-up artist: Jola B...
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Magical, well done.
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 9, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Poland
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turban snail newport morning by Dale Kobetich
turban snail newport morning
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Wow, every beginning photographer should take a close look at this composition. All the rules, perfectly met in one shot.
58 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 21, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Night Angel
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31 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 2, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
view portfolio more shots by Christian Coulombe
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Graphic lines
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48 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
view portfolio more shots by Marco Gargiulo
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Eye decoration (old Green turtle eye - Chelonia mydas)
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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It takes a moment to understand what's going on here. This is a perfect example for shooting large objects with close-up lenses to produce un-orthodox images.
35 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 25, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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tubeworm colours
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Lovely Colors
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 31, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
view portfolio more shots by Oscar Miralpeix
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Last Breath.... by Lucie Drlikova
Last Breath....
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Beautiful pose, sharp and accurate lighting, I love it.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, May 9, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: United States
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Kiss Mouthes ;-) - Sweetlips frontal
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Very well taken.
47 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 15, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Andre Philip
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Night diving on the Full Moon
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This double exposure feels so natural, your almost think it's real, or at least wish it was! Very cool manipulation.
37 Votes
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Pink October, the underwater way
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24 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 26, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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Dakota C-47 airplane wreck Bodrum/Turkey by Alp Baranok
Dakota C-47 airplane wreck Bodrum/Turkey
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19 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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Uluabat lake Golyazi/Bursa by Alp Baranok
Uluabat lake Golyazi/Bursa
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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True art.
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 30, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Sea of Marmara Turkey
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ORIGINAL FILE, CONVERTED TO JPEG - Crossways - Tarpon hunting Silversides. This is an image I've been striving for, for over a year now....
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Final RoundThrough to 2014 awards final round judging

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Incredible shot!
62 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 20, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Nina Baxa
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Honeymooners - a couple on a dive with Silversides a day after their wedding.
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Looks like a movie poster, very nice.
36 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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pregnant pygmy by Oscar Miralpeix
pregnant pygmy
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21 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, November 28, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Halmahera Sea Indonesia
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clingfish
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54 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, February 14, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Halmahera Sea Indonesia
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A Christmas tree in the snow
(rhinophore of Hagerada punctata)
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Very nice but seems aggressively cropped and thus not sharp enough.
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, February 21, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
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Tornado over the reef ;-) - a cloud of small engeneer gobys
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Cool Shape
42 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Visayan Sea Philippines
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Pygmyface by Doris Vierkötter
Pygmyface
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Beautiful pose and composition. Great shot.
57 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 31, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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A restless wandering spirit
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28 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 26, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Red Sea Israel
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Snooted moray eel from Bodrum/Turkey by Taner Atilgan
Snooted moray eel from Bodrum/Turkey
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43 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 27, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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